Coding scheme The Observer XT
The coding scheme or ethogram determines what data you collect and is, thus, an essential part of your behavioral study. Tips to set up a coding scheme (+free white paper with all 7 tips to set-up your coding scheme).
The world's population is ageing. International dementia and Alzheimer organizations state that there are an estimated 36 million people worldwide with dementia.
Penke and Asendorpf (2008) used a large online study and a detailed behavioral assessment to investigate sociosexual behavior.
Behavioral analysis - being in the groove
Have you ever had the urge to get up off your chair and groove to the music playing on the radio?
Infant behavior experiments
When a baby is born prematurely, this baby and his or her parents often experience a rough start. You can think about eating problems, high risk of infection, or even anemia.
In daily practice, it can be difficult to establish a long-term change in behavior. Most of the time, people are not aware of their behavior.
How research on Autism Spectrum Disorders is developing
Recent scientific research provides more and more understanding of behavioral challenges children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) face.
Parent-child interaction: Measuring the effectiveness of interactions
Quality of parent-child interaction is one of the major predictors of emotional and social development of children, which makes parent-child interaction an important focus of child development research.
What's new in healthcare communication?
A recent study focuses on the development and validation of St Andrews Behavioural Interaction Coding Scheme (SABICS).
Why behavioral data collection works
How are scholars studying learning in infancy? How do they study parental influence?
Observing behavior - Jury deliberations
Researchers increasingly study what goes on behind closed doors. Thirty mock-jury deliberations were filmed and behaviors were then coded using The Observer software.